How Does Someone — Like Cameron Boyce — Die from Epilepsy? A Neurosurgeon Explains by Julie Mazziotta | people.com/health
Dr. Nitin Mariwalla says that there are many different ways that a seizure can lead to death, and they can be hard to sort out postmortem
Boyce’s parents explained on Tuesday that he had epilepsy and died of a seizure, but, as New York City neurosurgeon Dr. Nitin Mariwalla tells PEOPLE, his family may never know exactly how the seizure caused his death.
Mariwalla says that unless there was a witness to the seizure — and reports on Boyce’s death said that he was “found unresponsive in his home” on Saturday afternoon — it is difficult to determine that a seizure actually occured.Read Full Article